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Practice quiz chapter 5: STM and WM

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Practice quiz chapter 5: STM and WM PSYC 317

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Chapter 5 practice quiz PSYC 317 cognitive psyc
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Date Created: 10/06/15
Chapter 5 Practice Quiz ShortTerm and Working Memorv 1 What are the three different types of memory a Sensory shortterm retrieval Shortterm Rehearsal Longterm Shortterm Sensory Longterm Sensory Longterm Retrieval 2 the retention of the perception of light held in the memory Trail of light shortterm Modal Model longterm lnitial processing sensory d Persistence of vision sensory 3 lconic vs echoic memory things we vs things we a imagine see b seehear c hear imagine d feel imagine 4 The existence of decay is the which occurs in the memory a Vanishing of memory trace due to a passage in time sensory b Vanishing of memory trace due to a passage in time longterm c Vanishing of memory trace due to a passage in time shortterm d Vanishing of memory trace due to a passage in time all 3 memory systems 5 What is an example of proactive interference a Learning a new language is hard because you are used to your native language b Having difficulty remembering an old phone number because you got a new one c Having difficulty remembering how to ski because you just learned to snowboard d Learning a new skill but being unable to perform it consistently 6 What is a system for storage and manipulation of information for complex tasks a Working memory b Chunking c lmagery d Prefrontal cortex 7 The phonological loop is information while the visuospatial sketch pad holds information a visual and auditory verbal and spatial b verbal and auditory visual and spatial c verbal and spatial visual and auditory d verbal spatial 8 Which is NOT true of articulatory suppression a Reduces memory span b Eliminates wordlength effect c Increasing phonological similarity effect for reading words d Prevents one from rehearsing items to be remembered 90 0 9 The episodic buffer communicates with which two memory systems a LTM and SM b SM and sensory c LTM and WM d WM and sensory 10 The prefrontal cortex is responsible for processing visual and spatial information a True b False


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